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121 resources with the concept properties of matter

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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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The States of Matter: A Solid Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the common makeup of all organisms and objects in our world, big and small, with a collection of resources about the states of matter.
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Physical Science: Properties of Matter

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Looking for a way to engage elementary and middle school learners during a unit on properties of matter? Add these fun and informative videos from Crash Course Kids to your lesson plans. Each video in the playlist features entertaining...
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Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
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Describing Materials

For Students 2nd - 6th
What's the matter? Learners explore the states of matter through a card sort, note-taking guide, data table activity, Venn diagram, and more. Find everything you'll need here, ready to cut out and use! 
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Using the Combining Test to Identify Unknown Liquids

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Once investigators have learned how their mystery liquids interact with water during the preceding activity, they now use their observations to identify them. This is an ideal conclusion to the mini unit on the properties of water. 
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Recrystallization Test

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Crystallize the answer to the question that has been investigated since the first of four lessons: What is the unknown crystal? Pupils have examined, crushed, and dissolved four samples plus an unknown as an exploration of the properties...
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Light but Strong: A Lesson in Engineering

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Aspiring space engineers design a rocket launch platform together to explore materials. The platform needs to be lightweight so that it can be transported easily, but super strong so that it can support the weight of the rocket and its...
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Study Jams! Properties of Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Does matter really matter? Properties of matter are discussed by Sam and RJ: mass, volume, and density. They differentiate between mass and weight. They explain how to measure these properties. Make sure to teach your class about other...
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Study Jams! Physical & Chemical Changes of Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Poor Sam! His graham crackers have undergone a physical change, so he can't make his s'mores! Mia explains that their molecules haven't changed, therefore they are still graham crackers. The two teens then discuss clues that would...
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
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Super Sleuths

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere's no such thing as the perfect crime! Your class of sleuths are ready to investigate the trace evidence at a crime scene and compare it to a list of suspects. They use their investigative skills to record physical properties of the...
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Liquids Have Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewLiquids have many similarities, but their differences can set them apart. Using a student activity guide, learners conduct different property tests on water, oil, and syrup. They record their results and use them to rank the liquids by...
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Density and Sinking and Floating

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewKeep your class afloat with a hands-on density lesson. The challenging lesson has learners experiment with different materials to compare their densities. They learn that increasing or decreasing the amount of the material doesn't change...
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Mixing Liquids to Identify an Unknown Liquid

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewYellow and blue make green in a colorful lesson on liquid solutions. The seventh installment of a 16-part Inquiry to Action series asks pupils to mix different-colored solutions and record their observations. They then use their...
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Ohhh Oobleck!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Super scientists find out whether Oobleck is a solid or a liquid in a lesson all about the head-scratching substance. The whole class completes a T-Chart that describes solids and liquids then listens to the story, Bartholomew and the...
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What Am I?

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
What's the difference between a paintbrush and a whiteboard eraser? How do you know? A kinesthetic lesson plan invites elementary scientists to describe classroom and household items based on their properties of matter, including weight,...
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Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When did the chemical change occur? Learners explore the differences between the physical and the chemical as part of the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between extensive versus intensive properties, physical versus...
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Yucky Water? No Problem!

For Teachers 5th Standards
Young scholars study the process of water filtration in a three-part STEM lesson. After analyzing samples of dirty water, teams design and build their own filtration systems and measure their efficiency.
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How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your classes feel like they can walk on water! An engaging inquiry-based lesson has young scholars experiment with different surface coatings. They make observations about their properties and how they relate to the surface tension...
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States of Matter 2

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
While scientists have identified seven states of matter, these puzzles cover the most common three. Scholars match the properties, particle motion, and particle picture to each type of matter. Three Sudoku-style puzzles review the data...
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Plastic Forces

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Plastic is fantastic! But, why does it behave the way it does? Science sleuths investigate the behavior of plastic in response to applied forces using an interactive. The resource allows users to bend a sample of plastic using three...
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Indestructible Coating?!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Coat your pickup bed with the same material used to protect the Pentagon! Examine the chemical properties of a seemingly indestructible material in an intriguing installment from the Veritasium video playlist. Viewers see that the long...
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Polymers: Making Silly Putty

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Putty is proof that learning can be fun! Share the wonderful world of polymers with your class through an experiment. Young scientists create their own silly putty, then examine its properties.